11 Aug 2022
--- UFlex in India is unveiling a range of flexible packaging and holography solutions for boosted environmental sustainability and standout shelf appeal. The launches come amid a strong financial performance for the quarter and... Read More
29 Jul 2022
--- This week in industry news, Mondi and Fiorini International partnered to create a new paper packaging solution for Antico Pastificio Umbro, an Italian manufacturer of premium pasta products. Meanwhile, Sidel announced the... Read More
12 Jul 2022
--- Tetra Pak’s new fiber-based barrier for food cartons will provide a major boost to carbon reduction and recycling efforts, according to Davide Braghiroli, the company’s product director for packaging materials.... Read More
11 Jul 2022
--- Tetra Pak is testing a fiber-based barrier to replace the aluminum layer in its cartons for improved climate impact and recyclability. The “industry-first” technology is currently on shelf for commercial consumer... Read More
20 Jun 2022
--- TÜV Rheinland has certified Dow’s all-PE recyclable packaging in China as capable of reducing life cycle carbon emissions by 35%, supporting brand owners in achieving their carbon reduction goals. The verification... Read More
17 Jun 2022
--- This week in industry news, BillerudKorsnäs expanded its FibreForm paper range with unbleached, brown paper for reusable carrier bags, cup sleeves and plates. Also, UPM Raflatac formed a partnership to recycle its PET... Read More
14 Jun 2022
--- Greatview is introducing its “first sustainable packaging solution” in partnership with INEOS and UPM Biofuels. Made primarily from FSC-certified paperboard, Greatview’s aseptic packaging material is... Read More
08 Jun 2022
--- Following the COVID-19 pandemic, hygiene has come to the forefront of packaging design. As packaging is often the first point of contact for any item, antimicrobial packaging provides customers with an increased level of... Read More
02 Jun 2022
--- SIG has completed its acquisition of Scholle IPN for a reported €1.05 billion (US$1.2 billion), with the business being fully consolidated on June 1, 2022. In February, the aseptic systems and solutions provider entered... Read More
26 May 2022
--- The UK Plastic Packaging Tax is now in force, but the crippling costs and low availability of recycled food-grade plastic are encouraging businesses to pay the tax rather than embrace more circular packaging solutions, warns... Read More
24 May 2022
--- Behn + Bates introduced a new zero-hunger concept at Anuga FoodTec 2022 that uses waste-preventing filling machines and long-life packaging to support the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal 2: Zero Hunger. Jonas... Read More
23 May 2022
--- Consumer convenience, e-commerce distribution and environmental sustainability are dominating ready meal packaging design, according to Nathan Klettlinger, director for global marketing at ProAmpac. Speaking to... Read More
17 May 2022
--- SIG is launching combistyle carton packaging in the Americas with Frimesa, one of Brazil’s largest milk companies. The carton packs are currently on display at APAS Show 2022, the largest F&B trade fair in the... Read More
17 May 2022
--- European packaging industry associations have submitted a joint letter to EU leaders warning that fragmentation of the Single Market is undermining progress toward the EU Green Deal. The 59 associations called on the EU to... Read More
13 May 2022
--- In packaging news this week, Johnson’s Baby launched refill cartons for existing baby toiletry bottles, using an estimated 90% less plastic. Also, Paccor unveiled an easily-separable paper banderole solution to... Read More
29 Apr 2022
--- In packaging news this week, Diageo revealed it will phase out the use of 183 million cardboard gift boxes from its premium Scotch portfolio worldwide. Also, Elopak formed a joint venture in India to manufacture aseptic... Read More
27 Apr 2022
--- Tetra Pak is partnering with leading beverage brands to launch “the world’s first” tethered caps on carton packs, including plant-based options. The five new caps, introduced by Borrisoleigh Bottling (BBL)... Read More
27 Apr 2022
--- Multivac is presenting a new compact and fully automatic traysealer for food, supermarkets and large kitchen applications at the ongoing Anuga FoodTec 2022 trade show in Cologne, Germany. Michael Wolters, a product... Read More
26 Apr 2022
--- Dow is boosting the circular plastics economy with recycle-ready PE packaging innovations, but waste management infrastructure needs investment and new technologies to improve recycling rates, according to Han Zhang, global... Read More
26 Apr 2022
--- Mondi is unveiling two recyclable trays for fresh food at Anuga FoodTec 2022 today in Cologne, Germany (Hall 8.1, Stand B035). The paper-based tray and semi-rigid plastic trays are designed to reduce food waste. The... Read More